Dogged Determination vs. the Disease of Certainty
From: The "Mr Big" Sting
The author descrbes the dogged determination by the police that is an essential part of every Mr. Big case. This can create a danger as determination can become transformed into “tunnel vision” or “the disease of certainty.”
Mark Stobbe has a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Saskatchewan and has taught at Keyano College and Okanagan College. He began studying the criminal justice system after being accused and acquited of the murder of a loved one. Dr. Stobbe now lives and works in Regina, Saskatchewan.